Spinach With Prawns Recipe - Prawns cooked in spinach

This recipe is from the book Kadai Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Fresh spinach leaves (palak) bunch, Prawns (medium)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course_Seafood

Spinach With Prawns

Spinach With Prawns Recipe - how to make Spinach With Prawns recipe


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Fresh spinach leaves (palak) bunch 1 medium

  • Prawns (medium) peeled and deveined 36

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion sliced 1 large

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tomato pureed6 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat the oil in a kadai; add the mustard seeds and fennel seeds and sauté till the seeds begin to splutter.

Step 2

Add the onion and sauté until they begin to colour.

Step 3

Add the ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté for one minute. Add the coriander powder and chilli powder and sauté for one minute longer.

Step 4

Add the tomato purée and continue to cook till the oil separates.

Step 5

Add the spinach and cook till the leaves begins to wilt. Add the prawns and salt. Cook, uncovered, for six or seven minutes.

Step 6

Stir in the garam masala powder and cook for one more minute. Serve hot.

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